Only love can stop war: a call to the world from a Northern Cheyenne chief

Our people’s teachings, connecting us to the land and the universe, have enabled us to survive genocide and can point the way to peace –146 years after the Battle of the Little Bighorn

At the Battle of the Little Bighorn, 146 years ago, my ancestors defeated the US army’s Seventh Cavalry led by George Armstrong Custer, who had previously massacred Cheyenne people.

This 25 June, on the anniversary, I will make a call to end genocide to protect diversity. I do not make this call lightly. Rather, I am speaking with a great sense of urgency from lived experience.

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